We are living in a global democratic recession. Actual and
would-be autocrats have seized power in many countries. They even threaten
liberal democracy in high-income countries with long-established democracies.
Meanwhile, a rising China is establishing the idea of a successful
Professor Ian Harper AO as he welcomes the 2020 Charles Goode Orator, Mr Martin
Wolf CBE, to Melbourne Business School to present his lecture addressing why
this has happened and what needs to be done in response.